How to Tell if You Have Flu, Cold or Stomach Flu, and What to Know
(StatePoint) While each year millions in the U.S. are sickened during flu season, many can’t distinguish between symptoms of the seasonal strain of the flu, a cold and the “stomach flu.” Knowing th…
Backyard poultry enthusiasts have opportunity to learn about Avian flu
Avian Influenza, especially the highly pathogenetic type, is a serious threat to all poultry growers in Alabama. Earlier this year, this disease cost the state of Iowa economy over $500
10 people have died of the flu in North Carolina so far this year
Officials say eight of the 10 victims were aged 65 and older. The other two were in the 25-to-49 age group.
Do you have a cold or the flu? Here's how to know
Healthy Sheboygan County 2020 looks at public health issues through a local lens.
Puebloans urged to get flu shots as 10 people have been hospitalized in Colorado
October has come and gone and November is here, which means the dreaded flu season is in full swing.
Have a cough or runny nose? Hospitals ask you to stay away over flu concerns
Atrium Health, Novant Health in Charlotte, NC are restricting visits to hospital patients due to the flu. Children and anyone with a sore throat, cough, runny nose or diarrhea banned from acute care facilities.
State: 13 people have died from the flu, more than 400 hospitalized this season
So far this season, the state has confirmed a total of 2,673 flu cases and 442 hospitalizations.
6 common myths about flu and flu vaccines
Getting a flu shot does not offer complete immunity, but it's the best option.
How to avoid the flu this year
9:14 am EST, Monday, December 2, 2019 >>The 2019 flu season is here. Peak months are December through February. Click through for some dos and don'ts from the Center for Disease Control on how to stay healthy. >>The 2019 flu season is here. Peak months are December through February. Click through for some dos and don'ts from the Center for Disease Control on how to stay healthy.
Flu season not what it once was
The descendants of Anna May Campbell Beeman will pause briefly at 10 a.m. today to honor the memory of the young Boone County wife and mother who died Dec. 4,
Five myths about the flu
Fall has arrived in Iowa, and so has the annual flu season. While flu – or influenza – is most serious for older Americans and people with certain chronic conditions,
How to prepare for flu season
October brings the beginning of fall and the fun of Halloween, but it also brings a less pleasant beginning, the start of flu season.
Four tips for flu season
You know the signs. The thunderous cough. The pounding headache. The full-body fatigue.
Five Myths About The Flu
Fall has arrived, and so has the annual flu season. While flu – or influenza – is most serious for older Americans and people with certain chronic conditions, influenza can
Head off flu before it hits
Flu season is headed our way and public health officials are advising everyone age 6 months and older to get a flu shot. Now. Last year,
Flu Index: Tupelo, Golden Triangle top 5 in flu activity gains
If the flu caught you last week, you’re not alone in Tupelo, Houston, West Point and Columbus.
Michigan recommends flu vaccination before flu activity becomes widespread
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is urging residents to get vaccinated against the flu.
What to do if you’ve got the flu
Published Jan. 24, 2018 Share this SCRANTON, Pa. – Even if you’re fanatical about washing your hands and do your best to avoid people with obvious symptoms, there is still a chance that you’ll come down with the flu this year. While getting the flu vaccine is still the best way to prevent getting the flu, it’s not a guarantee that you’ll stay healthy. Although it provides protection and is especially important for young children and older adults, it’s only about 60 percent…
Money-saving tips for flu season
Cough, cough, sniffle, sniffle, cough, sniffle. Statistics show that the number of Americans diagnosed with influenza and pneumonia has hit epidemic levels this winter as the nation faces the second-highest influenza rates since swine flu swept the country in 2009.
How to choose the right flu shot
This year there are at about six types of vaccine. Whether your employer or insurer pays for it, or you do, it’s worth studying the options to determine which is likely to protect you the most.